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  1. Monadnock

    FTC to fine bloggers $11,000 per offense

    http://tech.yahoo.com/news/ap/20091005/ap_on_hi_te/us_tec_bloggers_ftc PHILADELPHIA - The Federal Trade Commission will require bloggers to clearly disclose any freebies or payments they get from companies for reviewing their products. It is the first time since 1980 that the commission has...
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    Senate to Vote on carrying across state lines

    (Except Illinois and Wisconsin of course) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090722/ap_on_go_co/us_concealed_weapons_3 It's sad we have to fight for what should be an intrinsic right as a human being.
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    Armed burglary/rape in Massachusetts - 16 months??

    http://www.amw.com/fugitives/case.cfm?id=54333 This guy was in my grade from elementary through middle school. Last year he broke into our 7th grade teacher's home. I heard he might have only gotten 16 months... Anyone thinking of moving to The Commonwealth?
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    Rape a child in Massachusetts, get 4-6 years

    http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view.bg?articleid=1148379&srvc=rss You can get more time for ripping off a car.
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    Fla. sheriff seeks portly 'ninja' in theft attempt

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090111/ap_on_fe_st/odd_potbellied_ninja_2 Sun Jan 11, 3:01 pm ET WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A ninja, or at least someone dressed like one, is lurking in the shadows of Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says a heavyset man with a visible...
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    To serve and to protect...

    http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1185086463?bclid=823321804&bctid=1806217588 He's supposedly getting his job back...
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    Intruders shot after Texas couple wrests shotgun

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/intruders_shot;_ylt=Avz1eKzBj5ho7.s1pshB.hIDW7oF What a horrifying story, but with a happy ending.
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    New photos of Elvis from 1972 found

    Thought I'd put this here, as one of the photos has Elvis with his Kenpo crest guitar. http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Elvis-Presley-New-York-Madison-Square-Garden/photo//080409/482/9100d958901f44a2bca724dbb00330e5/;_ylt=AiFRJeavgmKqQudfRZZZ0BUDW7oF
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    One word - Sa-weeeet!!

    http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2008/02/02/magpul-masada-is-now-bushmaster-acr/
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    Hillary - the wrong person for any American office

    She wants to take more money out of the working citizen's paycheck. In here goal to transform America into communist Russia, socializing everything from food to medicine, here's the latest: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080203/ap_on_el_pr/campaign_rdp_31 "I think there are a number of...
  11. Monadnock

    LA "No Guns" leader convicted

    The director of the antigang organization No Guns, which the city of Los Angeles once paid $1.5 million to steer Latino youths away from a life of crime, pleaded guilty Thursday to illegally selling assault weapons to federal undercover officers. Hector "Big Weasel" Marroquin, 51, was sentenced...
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    The Provocative Act Doctrine

    "Rare robbery case brings cries of racism" (of course) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071116/ap_on_re_us/break_in_murder_6 There aren't many details of what went on inside the house, other than: I for one have never heard of this doctrine. Anyone think it goes too far?
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    Hillary, on facing the public

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/wn_report/2007/11/11/2007-11-11_john_edwards_blasts_hillary_clinton_over.html?ref=rss What??? Is this guy serious? Could this be a prelude of what could come? Can we just shrug off the behavior of her staff? (We seem to just shrug off the fact her husband...
  14. Monadnock

    Nunchaku Video

    Saw this on YouTube. Although it may make some traditionalists a little squeemish, I still thought it looked pretty cool!
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    Man arrested for not showing Driver's License

    "Michael Righi was arrested in Ohio over the weekend after refusing to show his receipt when leaving Circuit City. When the manger and 'loss prevention' employee physically prevented the vehicle he was a passenger in from leaving the parking lot, he called the police, who arrived, searched...
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    Article on Self Defense from a Police Chief

    http://www.policeone.com/writers/columnists/calibre-press/articles/1298367/
  17. Monadnock

    The "Fairness Doctrine"

    "Free speech is a constitutional doctrine; using the power of government to mandate political "fairness" is a socialist doctrine." http://www.gunowners.org/a072007.htm
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    Bring it on: Parker v. District of Columbia

    http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/07-16-2007/0004626347&EDATE
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    Americans set record for charity in 2006

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/charitable_giving;_ylt=At0Z0QXEFWrEPyF3hLX5n64DW7oF Way to go USA!
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    Different styles of Jo

    I thought I'd get something started to list various styles of Jo. The jo is a shorter staff than the bo, typically around 4 feet in length, depending on style. If your style utilizes the jo, or similar, please feel free to include it here. Shinto Muso-ryu (also called Shindo Muso-ryu) This...
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    Some good freeware for converting MPEG to iPod mp4?

    OK I've got one... I'd like to convert some videos so they play on my iPod. Is there any free software that will convert MPEG to whatever iPod uses (mp4?) Thanks, Mike
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    Democrats hide pet projects from voters

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070603/ap_on_go_co/congress_pet_projects_2;_ylt=Aj_Bnskwp0TO3M4tOeuKH7gE1vAI
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    Repeal the 2nd Ammendment?

    http://www.roanoke.com/editorials/denton/wb/wb/xp-113094 The Second Amendment is what it is, alas by Tommy Denton Yet another article by someone going after the wrong solution. Removing the 2nd ammendment will reduce gun violence against children. :rolleyes:
  24. Monadnock

    The Law of Unintended Consequences

    This comes from a pretty good blog site. With pending legislation from the new wave of gun grabbers coming up, I thought it quite relevent as well. http://waronguns.blogspot.com/2007/04/guest-editorial-you-cant-repeal-law-of.html
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    1T Hard Drives

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20070409/sc_livescience/newharddrivesholdaterabyteofdata;_ylt=AoCfu8QUeuL5a17.dF._zTEDW7oF And in case you need more from a single drive: Currently, areal density is growing at about 35 to 40 percent per year, and the techniques used to create the 1T...
  26. Monadnock

    Modern Arnis in New Hampshire?

    Could anyone reccomend a place in Southern NH for me to observe a class? Thanks, Mike
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    Texas Gov. orders anti-cancer vaccine

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070203/ap_on_he_me/cervical_cancer_8 I think this is wrong on so many levels. 1. The government forcing Kids to take a vaccine, without parental consent. 2. Forcing the costs on the taxpayers 3. He's got ties to Merck, the maker of the vaccine, in about...
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    Ancient Japanest Texts

    I found a site that has translations of Shinto texts like the Kojiki, Nihongi, Yengishiki and Kogoshui for those that may be interested. http://www.sacred-texts.com/shi/index.htm There's also a collection of Japanese tales and folklore as well as texts from Lafcadio Hearn. Enjoy! :)
  29. Monadnock

    English speaking kids not allowed to ride the bus

    http://www.startribune.com/462/story/930193.html Something doesn't smell right to me. If the bus can pick up some kids outside of the attendance area, why not all?
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    Mail searches?

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070105/ap_on_go_pr_wh/opening_the_mail_5
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